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to be released. >>> a sign of the times in los angeles these past couple of days. a sports arena transformed into the world's biggest doctor's office. thousands showed up to receive free health care services, a lot of them actually have jobs, but they either have no insurance, or even with it their medical care is too expensive. more on the story. >> reporter: ken williams had not seen the dentist in four years. >> just get the wrist band -- >> reporter: today, he waited with thousands of others at the largest health care clinic in the country to get the root canal he could never afford. >> it needs to be done, it is almost close to 2 or $4,000. >> reporter: the volunteers at this free temporary health clinic in los angeles, say many here have a job but not insurance. >> they're unemployed, people who are employed, people who are working two jobs. every ethnic group in america, a cross section of people in america. >> reporter: but this person has diabetes, no health care. >> i am employed full-time but can't afford to pay my medical insurance. >> reporter: in four days, this medical clinic
flight as it moves to its home in los angeles. it will become part of a massive space exploration exhibit in la. nasa says we can expect a golden gate flyover some time after 9:30 in the morning. >> reporter: thursday afternoon, nasa delayed the space shuttle endeavor's plan to arrive here in the bay area by about an hour. they're hoping to get the shuttle here 9:30 in the morning. fog could make viewing difficult, so they decided to wait an extra hour. the shuttle riding atop a modified 747 is scheduled to take off from edwards airforce base friday morning. it will make a low-pass over sacramento then turn west over san francisco. we expect it here in the bay area around 9:30 am. that could change on the weather and cloud conditions friday morning. it will make two loops around the bay that will include flyovers of the golden gate and bay bridges. it could be as low as 1,500 feet. then it will head south to make a pass over moffitt field. then it's onto los angeles >> and because of the shuttle flyover, there will be extra officers on bay area highways tomorrow morning. the chp is warnin
degrees. we have from a strong for chicago. but other than that denver and los angeles look pretty good carried with could be a notch warmer than yesterday. we've 80 degrees in san jose. we 62 at half moon bay. in the east bay, the winds coming of the west and northwest. we have 90 for brentwood. it's still offer the far east. will have 89 degrees. we've 80 in santa rosa today. and a 64 on a chilly side on the beach. and with the numbers and learned to stay in the mid '80s for the majority of the week. and writer on the bay the numbers will be in the '70s and the coast in the '60s. even we had the still stay in the '80s. we of low clouds of the morning and sun in the afternoon. and there's a weather for some day. have a great day. >>> to measures on november ballot are the increased taxes and will increase millions of dollars. >>> prop. 38 would raise income taxes for virtually everyone. in more the differences besides that this morning we ask a prop 38 backer and the big question is where with the money go? >>> the money goes directly to every single public school based on the number o
-verse plan. rethink possible. >> welcome back. and los angeles is when fire is near the 405 near the getty center. you can see that large plume of smoke is being seen from miles away. with water firefighting efforts from helicopters it has torched 10,000 efforts. 10,000-- also if you ever wanted to visit the hottest place in you do not have to leave the state of california. death valley is the hottest place. the u.s. neurologists confirmed that the correct, hottest spot was per recorded-in 1913134 degrees! let us bring it back to the bay area. san francisco. janu? can you imagine 134 degrees that was recorded in 1913 from the u.s. meteorology society from death valley? regionally, it was thought to be in libya was the hottest. let us get a check of your weekend forecast with janu. >> janu: with 90's even for this weekend. we will take a look at the afternoon highs with 74 hello alto. and campbell. upper 80s--4 palo alto 93 degrees expected for livermore. san francisco >> janu: your kron 4 7 day around the bay '60s and '70s. >> if you're going to go to s f o expect the lease. there could be
and also los angeles was a record high of 100 degrees today. we have a trough developing offshore, and this is going to be a key player in our forecast starting on sunday. cooling trend, and it runs right on through tuesday as the wind flows more off the ocean coming in toward the land. that ridge of high pressure will continue to weaken. today's high temperatures were down by a few degrees by the way except at the coastline. tomorrow morning they are coming down on the cool side. you might want to bundle up. 49 in santa rosa, and 69 in antioch. most other areas in the 50s. the fog will start off the morning at 5:00 a.m. it is with us for a little bit. the first couple hours of the morning. and then pulls away. most of the bay area will enjoy sunshine. it is mild to warm weather. 90s inland. 60s coast side. it is going to be a wide range once again. our summertime microclimates. here are your highs. 81 degrees in the south bay in san jose, cupertino, los gatos, 85. 76 in redwood city and 80 in loss altos. coastal areas in the low 60s. fog pulling away just enough for you to enjoy
is preparing to move the endeavor from florida to its permanent home in los angeles but the trip is not a direct flight. the space shuttle endeavor is riding piggyback on board a modified 747 and is scarcely the kennedy space center in florida around 7:15 a.m.. the shuttle will land and spent wednesday night at ellington field in houston. on wednesday it will fly west to el tasso where it will make a brief fueling stop and then off to california. it will spend thursday night at edwards air force base. around 7:00 a.m. the shuttle will begin its tour of california flying north of the central valley and then making a low altitude as of the state capital in sacramento before turning west heading toward san francisco. nasa says the shuttle made low altitude visits to multiple bay area landmarks. the shuttle will head south down the coast toward los angeles where it will make a brief tour over the city before landing at lax before noon. >> here are some of the best places to watch the shuttle. the berkeley marina is also a good spot, fisherman's wharf, christie feels and sausalito. a
in los angeles, 82 degrees. let's check your national forecast. early morning frost is possible across parts of the interior northeast. it will be windy across the mississippi valley and great lakes. frost possible across the nation's mid-section. showers and thunderstorms will reach the great basin. in sports this morning, baltimore ravens torrey smith played with a heavy heart. less than 24 hours before his team played against new england, smith's younger brother was killed in a motorcycle accident. both teams observing a moment of silence before the game. smith makes a leaping catch in the end zone for a touchdown. new england leading by nine. smith scored again this time from five yards out. smith has one more big play. as time expired baltimore wins it 31-30, smith said he wasn't sure he was ready to play. >> everybody was back at the house, you know, watching and they didn't even know i was going to play until the last minute. i got to the stadium and at that time i said i would play. >> smith finished the game with six catches. for 127 yards and two touchdowns. >>> in arizona th
the country. nbc news, los angeles. >>> still ahead as nightly news continues on a friday night. the search. is he buried under a shed in detroit? the latest attempt to end the 37-year-old mystery of jimmy hoffa. >>> and later, girls cheering on other girls and making a difference. >>> it is one of the most famous and enduring american mysteries, what happened to jimmy hoffa, the teamster's boss who went missing without a trace in 1975. well, now investigators are back on the case just outside detroit. and nbc's john yang is there. >> reporter: could these six-foot cylinders with dark, muddy soil, two inches in diameter, hold the mystery of jimmy hoffa? this man said he saw the body buried years ago, and where ground-penetrating radar showed something, two feet deep. >> we're just doing our job, we had credible information and had to follow through with it. >> reporter: police said when he disappeared in 1975, there was a different shed, the floor was dirt, not yet covered with concrete. it is about 20 miles from where hoffa was last seen, apparently lured by two mob figures, since then, he
different radio stations in new york, los angeles, atlanta, dallas, and detroit. so adding their two cents to the rumor mill is a cast of radio royalty from across the nation. >> they go from new york to detroit, from detroit to atlanta, back to new york, back and forth, back and forth. >> reporter: among the hosts, in new york's morning show. >> a study shows that rude people make more money than nice people. >> up yours. >> reporter: they say this season is not one to miss. >> we think it's going to be awesome. if radio were pictures, now our audience gets to see good or bad, what happens in that radio studio. >> over the top screaming success, guaranteed. >> supposedly they're making it from spider milk,. >> i think it's spider silk. not milk. >> they have tiny nipples. >> reporter: nothing is off limits. >> at least at the strip club they wipe the pole down before the next girl. >> we're not afraid to be it or say it. >> reporter: they're all about being funny. >> she is getting closer to her due date. >> reporter: and having fun with each other. >> matthew mcconaughey wearing a g stri
>>megyn: average retired cop in los angeles gets $58,000 a year. mr. adams wants $510,000 a year for his one-year in bell. looking forward to taking all of bell's money. >>shepard: the news begins anew, we are learning more about what the white house knew and when in libya. sources say intelligence agents knew it was a terror strike within a delay, something that says it was the work of a spontaneous mob. the president and governor romney again battling out in the same state today. this time, virginia, where the poll shows it could go either way on election day. the nfl's real referees, at long last, finally ready for some football after weeks of blown calls and furious fans they will get on the field tonight. that is all ahead unless breaking news changes everything. this is "studio b." first from fox at 3:00 in new york city, the israeli prime minister binyamin netanyahu says the hour is late, very late to stop iran from becoming a nuclear threat. >> the iranian nuclear calendar doesn't take time out for anyone or for anything. i speak about it now because when it comes to the
today, and that also provided record heat to fresno. 106 today and also los angeles was a record high of 100 degrees today. we have a trough developing offshore, and this is going to be a key player in our forecast starting on sunday. cooling trend, and it runs right on through tuesday as the wind flows more off the ocean coming in toward the land. that ridge of high pressure will continue to weaken. today's high temperatures were down by a few degrees by the way except at the coastline. tomorrow morning they are coming down on the cool side. you might wan. bundle up. 49 in santa rosa, and 69 in antioch. most other areas in the 50s. the fog will start off the morning at 5:00 a.m. it is with us for a little bit. the first couple hours of the morning. and then pulls away. most of the bay area will enjoy sunshine. it is mild to warm weather. 90s inland. 60s coast side. it is going to be a wide range once again. our summertime microclimates. here are your highs. bay ines in tt san jose, cupertino, los gatos, 85. 76 in redwood city and 80 in loss altos. coastal areas in the low 60s. fog pu
defense attorney, stood on a downtown los angeles sidewalk and he watched his chief investigator seized by the police caught in the act of bribing a juror. a few weeks later, darrow was indicted on two counts of bribery, and burt franklin, the investigator, agreed to testify against them. he swore that darrow had ordered him to pay $4000 to jurors who agreed to vote not guilty. and darrow was at that time at the height of the same one of america's foremost trial lawyers, political leaders and populist champions, and his careened staggered off track there in southern california. caught up by shame he left his wife one reunite for the apartment of his mistress. with a revolver in one pocket and a whiskey barrel -- whiskey bottle in the other, he sat down and vowed to kill them so. she brought out two glasses. they sat at a wooden table underneath one of those swinging bare lightbulbs. and fortunately for us she talked him out of it. he went on to create an american architect, lawyer for the little guy, advocate for the common folk. poking his thumbs, regarding the jury from beneath that c
and fox news contributor from los angeles. nice to see you. >>reporter: my pleasure. >>shepard: your thoughts on the words of the prime minister? >>reporter: the prime minister feels he is on the same page as the rest of the world, the west, the united states. he has other issues on his mind. there is an urgency that the israelis feel that the rest of the world doesn't feel. they are at arm's length distance from the iranian regime with a nuclear agenda. the iranian regime has not been shy in the communication that they want to take israel off the map. the prime minister of israel came to the u.n. feeling this could be his last chance in convincing the world the iranian regime is the biggest global threat we have currently. that's why his speech had almost a history lesson theme to it. talking about what extremist islamist believes and they would blow themselves up. they do believe in an after life that is more important than their current life. that is what he came to do, to impart this urgency on the rest of the world. >>shepard: is it fair to say what we may have here, although we
of carmageddon appear to be free of traffic jams, for ten miles. one of the busier freeways in los angeles is çóclose. a repeat of what happened last year. there along the 405, how is it looking? >> reporter: well, so far, they are actually saying carmageddon two, to quote one of the fire chiefs is a very good sequel, so thumbs up, so far. and what you're seeing here is really what carmageddon is, the ten-mile stretch here of the freeway. you're talking all of this freeway, an essential artery here in los angeles, completely empty. there are no cars. you know how extraordinary this is. and then if you look up the 405 freeway you will see exactly why the 405 has had to shut down. this is the mulholland bridge, and the northern part of that has to come down. it has to be torn down to make way, at least that section, make way for an extra car pool lane. when the car pool lane is finished for this extra stretch of 405, all the way through, it will be 73 miles of car pool lane, the longest one in the world. but carmageddon, specifically meaning with the shutdown of 405, there is more traffic on all t
and scott thuman will cover all the angles on abc 7 news at 5 6, and 11. >> breaking news from los angeles. actor michael clark duncan has died. he is known from "the grenen mile." this comes after she had a heart attack two months ago. michael clarke duncan dead at 54. >> new at 6 investigators have recovered a stolen you all holding equipment for one of president joe biden's campaign events in detroit. it was found either late saturday night or early sunday morning. secret service says some items from the truck were missing. they would not say what the items were. he spoke at a labor day rally and it went on as planned without the equipment. >> a family in prince george's county is recovering after a carbon monoxide leak in the home. they woke up this morning complaining about headaches and nausea, classic symptoms of carbon monoxide exposure. there were taken to the hospital as a precaution and they are now reportedly in good condition. coming up on abc 7 news at 6, we are on your side with the traffic alert advisory you'll want to see before you drive to work tomorrow. >> taking a clos
degrees. miami a few thunderstorms, 88. mostly sunny in chicago, 66. partly sunny in dallas, 94. 83 in los angeles. let's check your national forecast. rain expected for much of the northeast and mid-atlantic states. scattered showers and thunderstorms will extend along the ohio valley and central plains. some of those storms can be severe along the ohio river. upper midwest and great lakes area cool and pleasant. west coast and south will be fair and pleasant as well. in sports this morning less than a week to go in baseball's regular season, in the tightest divisional race in the american league central the chicago white sox and detroit tigers entering wednesday's action. tied for first. chicago hosting cleveland. top of the eighth inning, the indians, first homer of the year to put cleveland up 6-4. that's the final score. detroit can take sole position of first place. tigers trail kansas city 4-1. after a solo shot in the fourth detroit comes back. bottom half of the frame, two00 homer. makes it 4-3. later in the inning, austin jackson tie it up here. that's a solo home run. we go to t
center in florida to its new increment home in los angeles. it is a part of the farewell, and light of this far wall they will do is special flight, a low altitude pass of the bay area later this week. charles gifford reports of that. >>charles: the space shuttle endeavor riding atop a modified 747 is expected to arrive in california on thursday evening where it will spend the evening on edwards air force base in southern california. friday morning it will depart edwards heading north towards sacramento where it will make a low altitude has of the state capitol in to turn west fort san francisco where nasa says it will visit several bay area landmarks possibly as low as 1,500 ft.. the shuttle that fly down the peninsula to the nasa research center where nasa is hosting a free viewing party. if a >> anywhere in syria, he should be able to see endeavor. if is the fog is not too thick anywhere near the bridge you should begin as well. endeavor will then head south, the peninsula. nasa is recommending viewing locations at various points. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead
but hasn't publicized it. >>> los angeles want process football back. the l.a. city council has unanimously approved a plan to build a 72,000 seat stadium in downtown los angeles. price tag, 1.2 billion. now, while unions are in favor because of the jobs it would create, stadium opponents are concerned about traffic, air quality and noise. it's still unclear if the city wants a current n.f.l. team like the raiders or an expansion team. the rams move from l.a. to st. louis 17 years ago. >>> well, work getting under way on the bart track today in the east bay could affect your commute. >> and he showed up at an anti- violence rally with a bat. dallas braden goes to anger management classes. >> afternoon highs sowed soar to record high -- could soar to record highs. hot weather on the day. what you can expect this weekend, coming up. >>> local dog owners are marching against republican presidential nominee mitt romney. they are holding an event to protest romney's treatment of his dog seamus. they say the dog was subjected to near hurricane force winds on the top of the car. today's event be
is best known for his role in the green mile. he died in a los angeles hospital where he had been suffering since a heart attack in july. that's according to his fiancee who became famous on donald trump show the apprentice. he was 6'5", 300 pounds and appeared in dozens of age in films including armageddon and planet of the apes. in 99 he scored oscar nomination playing a prisoner in the 1930s. michael clark duncan dead today at 54. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] finally, mom's oven-baked tastes straight from the microwave. like oven-roasted chicken in a creamy alfredo sauce. marie callender's new comfort bakes. it's time to savor. to meet the needs of my growing business. but how am i going to fund it? and i have to find a way to manage my cash flow better. [ female announcer ] our wells fargo bankers are here to listen, offer guidance and provide you with options tailored to your business. we've loaned more money to small businesses than any other bank for ten years running. so come talk to us to see how we can help. wells fargo. together we'll go far. >> shepard: happening now in
duncan has died. he is best known for his role in the green mile. he died in a los angeles hospital where he had been suffering since a heart attack in july. that's according to his fiancee who became famous on donald trump show the apprentice. he was 6'5", 300 pounds and appeared in dozens of age in films including armageddon and planet of the apes. in 99 he scored oscar nomination playing a prisoner in the 1930s. michael clark duncan dead today at 54. humans -- sometimes life trips us up. and sometimes, we trip ourselves up, but that's okay. at liberty mutual insurance we can "untrip" you as you go through your life with personalized policies and discounts when you need them most. just call... and speak with a licensed representative about saving on your policy when you get married, move into a new house... [crash!] or add a car to your policy. don't forget to ask about saving up to 10% when you combine your auto d home insurance wi liberty mutual. security, coverage, and savings. all the things humans need to make our beautifully imperfect world a little lesimperfect. call... and lock
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risk. >>> a bizarre, shocking end for arising actor in los angeles. police say former sons of anarchy actor johnny lewis beat his 81-year-old landlady to death, attacked, bit two other men nearby, then fell or jumped to his own death from the roof. officials say he also savagely killed his landlady's cat in the strange rampage. lewis had been arrested three times this year and a probation report in may shows police feared the 28-year-old suffered from serious chemical dependency or mental health problems. >>> nasa's curiosity rover is beaming back clues about the ancient, watery past. these images suggest a waist deep stream once rushed through this spot on mars. the most convincing proof of water on mars to date, scientists say the rounded pebbles likely shaped by fast moving water are truly an exciting find. >>> and love is in the air, but would you say yes to a proposal like this? pilot ryan thompson tricked his girlfriend into believing the plane was about to crash as they flew over chicago. as co-pilot, he asked her to read the emergency procedure.3 1 so ryan initiated the ring e
's go out to jacki schechner in los angeles, who is going to tell us how the twitter world is dealing with this question "are we better off"? >> the rnc bought the hashtag are you better off and it has taken long for progressives to hijack it and say yeah, we are better off. they paid for it, and they're certainly not getting what they paid for. it's not working for them. >> no, which i think is so typical of what we saw at the rnc, and hopefully what we won't see at the dnc, which is the republican strategy to consider to see twitter as a marketplace that you can buy that you can influence by promoting things and spending money on it. i think what we've seen the democrats be really good at is instead capitalizing on what people are interested in, think it's funny and what is resonant. >> on twitter knowing that the g.o.p.'s nominee actually pays his taxes. this is not a difficult one to rip on. one thing that cenk mentioned earlier on, the most retreated moment of the rnc is "this seat's taken" photo of barack obama after clint eastwood's nonemonologue to an empty chair. >> they can
. >>> in southern california tonight firefighters appear to be getting the upper hand on a wildfire burning in los angeles near the get tees center art museum. it is east of interstate 405 in the hills above sepulveda pass. two aircraft known as super scoopers dropped water on the flames. this fire broke out short low after 3:30 and quickly moved uphill toward a residential cul-de-sac in bel-air. no homes have been damaged though. the fire has charred about70 acres so far. >>> we are learning more about the monterey man under arrest in connection with the death of a 29-year-old woman whose body was found in san benito county. lawrence jones is in custody down in southern california. he is a professor at the naval postgraduate school in monterey. jones is the victim's ex-husband. she was still living with him. her body was left in a wooded area in san benito county. officers executed a search warrant at her home in monterey and determined she was killed there before her body was transported. >>> a gritty oakland neighborhood plagued by prostitutes and johns is celebrating the closing of two motels
. they are going to postpone this until tomorrow. and the rival is still for los angeles on thursday. the arrival-is still expected to be on thursday. keep an eye out. it is supposed to make a couple of spots. even then as a reserve center. it is supposed to be on the california science center museum on display. and let us check-in with weather and traffic. >> still traffic hotspots. still, one of the worst and the potential is always here at the bay bridge. that is exactly what we have. with an early morning accident that is blocked lanes. the 880 approach is backed up all the way to the split of the 880. that is either the east shore freeway or the bay bridge. it is about 25 minutes. even from the nimitz freeway. usually, that is the easiest approach. today, it is one of the most difficult for 30 minutes. from the east shore freeway. the other area is 8 ft. 0 southbound out of san leandro and to hayward. northbound, still difficult with an earlier occurring motorcycle accident but it has been cleared. the bridge check 92 has been problem-free. and also east bound, westbound. however, east bound
destination, california space science center in los angeles. a group of disabled war veterans are fighting a battle to keep their homes. the men are living in a former army base in the national park. but it's the military that wants them out. you will see this story only on nbc bay area. >> at the northern end of the golden gate bridge. the former army base of fort baker. now a national park, the buildings have been returned to their original glory. but in an unusual arrangement, the aging marina is leased to travis air force base. it's the marina, veteran gerald wincoop calls home. >> my neighbors are sea lions and seals and sea birds, and it's a really nice place to live if you like some privacy. >> for more than five years, wincoop and other veterans have lived aboard sail boats. for wincoop who is suffering from ptsd and agent orange, the solitude fits like a warm center. last december, he and three other veterans were given notice that they had until the end of september to get out. the letters to the veterans officials said that the marina is not fit for extended residency and needs
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threw the ball at a los angeles ram, received a 15-yard penalty which took the redskins range, they lost the game. and he's been receiving numerous death threats on twitter. very, very sad. i've been going on about it all day. so leave it like this. how sad. would you rather be josh morgan who worked hard, got yourself to the national football league or some poor little soul sitting by himself in a room tweeting? think about it. i think i'd rather be josh than this poor little guy saying -- hey, nobody knows i'm tweeting this. kill him! >>> earthquakes are headed for the top seed in the playoffs. and there is their coach. chris coming off the bench, he comes through, the no. 1 seed headed for the postseason!
. thunderstorms in miami 89. sunny in chicago 68 degrees. sunny in dallas 90 and sunny in los angeles, 87 degrees. let's check your national forecast. northeast sunny today but some places could see frost or freezing temperatures this morning. south will be mainly dry. showers are likely in great lakes. eastern north dakota and northern minnesota. west coast will have morning clouds. rest of the west will be hot and dry. in sports this morning as we come down the final week of the baseball season, detroit's cabrera is making a serious cabrera is making a serious run at winning the league's triple crown. been only done 16 times in history. cabrera leading the league in batting and rbis and last night against oakland smacked his 41 homer of the season. puts him one behind leader josh hamilton. tigers win this one 6-2 white sox trying to stay ahead. they run into problems. kansas city wins 3-0. chicago's division league split two games. extra inning affair between seattle and baltimore. game tied at 1-1 in the 11th. adam jones gets a two-run homer. seattle trying to get something going in the bottom
and will arnett have separated. >>> mtv's video awards were held last night in los angeles. among the big winners was rihanna with "we found love" best direction. best video went to nicki minaj for starships. the kiddos loved that one. chris brown "turn up the music" drake, lil wayne. one direction took best pop and best rock went to coldplay. >>> some of the best known women in music or some of the things that help make their mark from lady gaga's dress made of preserved meat to patty smith's boots and loretta lynn's guitar. they're all on display starting today at the national women in the art's. aretha franklin's dress and madonna's cone dress highlights female artists going all the way back to the 1920s. >> i imagine they were a little more conservative back in the 1920s. >> no cone bra in the 1920s? you don't think so? probably a good guess. i'm lynn berry, and this is "early today," just your first stop of the day, today on your nbc station. we're sitting on a bunch of shale gas. there's natural gas under my town. it's a game changer. ♪ it means cleaner, cheaper american-made energy. but
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-mails revealed promoters were concerned about michael jackson's stability ahead of his comeback tour. the "los angeles times" obtained some 250 pages of messages from a.e.g. the group financing the concert set for london. in one exchange an executive said jackson was "emotionally paralyzed mess" and that he and jackson's manager had to dress the pop star. he passed away in june of 2009 before the tour could kick off. there are more problems for octomom. she's fired from celebrity boxing. not because there are questions whether she is a celebrity though those would seem to be fair. we are told it is after she broke another opponent's hand in a pillow fight and skipped out to on match in florida. she's taken a variety of jobs to pay bills including being a porn star. it is 4:57 and 72 degrees. still ahead. >> the republican national convention is over but an emcee chair and invisible obama make
. partly sunny in new york. 72 degrees. 88 in miami. 66 in chicago. 94 in there's a. 83 in los angeles. let's check your national forecast. rain expected for much of the northeast and mid-atlantic states. scattered showers and thunderstorms will extend along the ohio valley and central plains. some of those storms can be severe along the ohio river. upper midwest and great lakes area cool and pleasant. south will be fair and pleasant as well. in sports this morning less than a week to go in baseball's regular season, in the tightest divisional race in the american league central the chicago white sox and detroit tigers entering wednesday's action. chicago hosting cleveland. top of the eighth inning, the indians, first homer the year to put cleveland up 6-4. that's the final score. detroit can take sole position of first place. after a solo shot in the fourth detroit comes back. two-run homer. makes it 4-3. later in the inning, austin jackson tie it up here. that's a solo home run. we go the eighth inning, looks like detroit, hits it and into an inning ending double play. and the go ahead ru
's in los angeles. the team at nasa aims at moffit field in the south bay play add major role in the shuttle program since the very beginning. nick smith with a ride in the shuttle flight simulator and astronaut sorry to see the program go. >> talk to people nasa didn't know it was in the bay area. >>reporter: he's part of the nasa aims team overseeing a piece of equipment the vertical motion simulator. it was used to train subtle astronauts to land space shuttlement. on friday space shuttle endeavor will fly over here and piggy back on the back of modified 747 transported to new home at the california science center. >> shuttle is kind of unique aircraft in the sense that most aircraft when they come operational have done 100 landings so the shuttle only did 5. >>reporter: this was space shuttle endeavor final launch. lifted off from kennedy space center last may with close to half million people lined up along the road to see it. the cancellation of the shuttle program has america hitching a ride that space with the russians. reality that hits those who work in r and
force base this afternoon. "endeavour" will reach its final stop, los angeles, tomorrow. >>> on capitol hill, the focus is on fast and furious, as the justice department's inspector general is set to testify to house lawmakers about his report into the weapons trafficking program. the report recommends punishment for 14 people but says there is no evidence attorney general eric holder nor president obama knew about the tactics used in the program. which, as you know, led to the death of a u.s. border patrol agent. so much outrage over that program. remember the goal was to sell guns to trafficker, then trace the guns, intercept them, bust the traffickers and then bust the drug cartels. but the bureau of alcohol, to be alcohol an-- tobacco and firear lost track of the guns. some of the classified documents in the investigation have not been released. that led house republicans to accuse attorney general eric holder of a cover-up. earlier i talked with congressman jason chaffetz, a republican from utah, and member of the house committee that will grill the inspector general about his repo
to security reason there. >> the man who ignited this is in custody in los angeles this morning. but authorities claim it has nothing to do with that movie. nakoula basseley nakoula was held on alleged parole violations connected with his violati violation. he used at least 17 fake names including sam basseley, the pseudonym under which he made the film. >>> investigators say the sons anarchy star beat and strangled his 81-year-old land lady before falling from the three-story home to his death. that's as police were approaching. drugs may have been involved but they say just don't have any proof yet. >>> later police in roseville, michigan, will be drilling for clues in a search for the possible remains of jimmy hoffa. they will test soil samples from beneath the drivewaya home. looking for human remains, a tipster apparently told police a body was buried there around the time the teamsters union chief vanished 37 years ago why now? why now? >> a lot of questions about this. there are people who say maybe. you say -- >> no way. >>> a colossal waste of time and money is exactly
guest for you, antonio villaraigosa, mayor of los angeles, a former union organizer, former speaker of the california assembly, and the first hispanic mayor of los angeles since 1872. he is the chairman of the democratic national convention. thank you for joining us. good to see you. need a microphone. yes. i apologize -- >> i apologize for being late. the first lady had a rough time getting into the place, so we were a little late. >> we have talked a lot about immigration, but as mayor you have had a focus on education. 47% of americans under 18 are now non-white. are we on track to provide those young african-americans, hispanics, other minority kids the tools and skills they need to move into the middle class? >> absolutely not. let me refer to a friend, tom friedman, when he writes that the world is flat and we are not competing, he is talking about our kids a good of princeton, yale, ucla, stanford -- we are not competing in math and science around the world. when you talk about kids that are poor, you are talking about an achievement gap where these people are not competing w
, after his speech here in los angeles, we tried to go up to the gop nominee and ask him that question. he did not respond to our question. but he did do an interview with telemundo earlier this afternoon. and he told telemundo he's happen with his campaign staff and his top advisers are staying put. >> jim acosta, thanks so much for that report. romney's retooling comes just after politico published a detailed insider's account of his campaigs recent stumbles based on interviews with unnamed staffers. politico executive editor jim vandehei is one of the article's authors. jim, as we read through that report, i've read it a couple of times, it really paints quite a picture of the romney campaign over the last several weeks. what's the takeaway? >> well, first off, thanks for having me on, joe. ting takeaway is you have a campaign that's really sort of hit real turbulence. i think it really started after the convention where you started to have a lot of conservatives, "the wall street journal," "the weekly standard," trent lott. other republican officials followed them in criticizing romney
of the busiest freeways in america closed. people in los angeles are calling it car mugedden two. will it live up to that name? last summer, drivers went through a similar closure on the 405. it went smoothly because most drivers actually tried to avoid the 405. are they doing it again this year? lots of construction activity behind you, but thankfully, no, i guess, traffic tie-ups anywhere. >> we actually just got an update from the l.a. fire department and the organizations that are running this construction. we're actually hearing that so far, there aren't any major massive delays anywhere in the los angeles area. it does appear that people are listening to the public warning to try to stay at home. i'm going to quote the fire chief here and she actually said that carmageddon so far is an excellent sequel. what is happening behind me is what is referred to as carmageddon. the nation's busiest stretch of freeway. there's a ten-mile stretch that is shut down. if you have ever driven in los angeles, this is stunning not to see any vehicles on this amount of freeway. why it has to be shut down? it
's nischelle turner is live in los angeles. what did unthink? any bad calls? >> reporter: well, it depends on who you're rooting for basically, john, you know, yes, the refs -- the real refs got a standing ovation last night and everyone was breathing a sigh of relief that they were back on the field but you know what, it did not take long for the boo birds to come out. it was about four minutes into the game in the first quarter when the refs made a holding call on the ravens, and you heard the boo birds so it was like, we're glad you're back, welcome back, we don't like your call, and, of course, we knew that we were going to hear that. i'm not sure i would say there were bad calls but when you're the home crowd and the call goes against your team there's never a call that you like. here's the benchmark i think of determining whether it was a successful first outing back for the regular refs. you didn't really notice that they were there and that is a good thing. >> it sure is. roger goodell claims it wasn't that debacle monday night that got them to the table finally to reach a deal. is
now outside los angeles. thousands of people evacuating. now, new concerns that it won't be under control until next week. and that is really something. it's burning out of control at this point. lara? >> our thoughts are with them. i was asking josh, is that anywhere near -- >> it's right over the ridge. >> our thoughts are with everyone there. >>> we know how hard it is to get your kids to go to sleep. believe me, we know. >> right. >> but should you drug your children to get them to go to bed? we're going inside this growing controversy. >> who hasn't been tempted at some point or other? all right. we'll get to that. i have. >> i have, too. >>> let's get right now to that wild weather. the last gasps of hurricane isaac are still causing so much havoc. and tropical storm leslie is a growing threat, as well. sam has been tracking it all and has the very latest for us at the weather center. good morning, sam. >> good morning, elizabeth. and isaac, ten days after it started bringing rain to the coastline, we're still talking about its remnants. look at the pictures out of the jerse
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